Core Module Information
Module title: Introduction to Sport & Business Psychology [online]

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: SES08110
Module leader: Russell Martindale
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Sport Exercise and Health Science


Description of module content:

This module will provide you with an introduction to some of the contemporary themes prevalent within both sport and business psychology, including: theories of motivation; personality and individual differences; and self-efficacy. The module will consider the implications of these factors for individual performance and you will explore possible applications of psychological theory to performance enhancement in youth sport, business and entrepreneurship.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Identify contemporary themes within sport and business psychology.
LO2: Consider the extent of commonality between aspects of sport and business psychology
LO3: Relate psychological theory to their own performance in sport, business or entrepreneurship.
LO4: Demonstrate ability to locate and select appropriate relevant information from appropriate sources.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 3, ONLINE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: ONLINE
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Tom Campbell
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online On-demand Webinar 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 188
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 10 1,2 12 HOURS= 0.5, WORDS= 0
Report 50 3,4 14 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2000
Reflective Log 40 3,4 15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 1500
Component 1 subtotal: 10
Component 2 subtotal: 90
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
SES08110 Introduction to Sport & Business Psychology (online)